Swansea City: Defender Tyler Reid signs

12 Jul

Tyler Reid

Tyler Reid was in the same Man United youth team as former Newport County defender Regan Poole

Swansea City have signed defender Tyler Reid from Manchester United for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.

“I am really looking forward to a fresh challenge and getting started,” he said. “I see a good opportunity to play first team football with the development squad here.

“Swansea play good attractive football and I think that suits my style of play.”

The 18-year-old joined United after coming through the Arsenal academy.

The right-back is hoping to make a quick impression at his new club.

“I see myself as a quick, strong and powerful player who likes to get forward. I hope I can offer something both in attack and defence,” he said.

“Having grown-up in London and living in Manchester for the last four years, Swansea will be a fresh challenge for me. It is one I am looking forward to, I can’t wait to get started.

“I want to make my mark, secure a starting place for the development squad and help make an impact this season.”

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